Diabolique is the nineteenth episode of the eighth season of Baywatch.

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Episode Information[]

Mitch rescues a troubled young woman, named Sara, from her boat after it catches fire after which she charms Mitch and gets his mother, Irene, to hire her as a nanny for Neely's baby, Ashley. But Mitch gets concerned when Sara quickly develops a dangerous obsession with him and tries to win his affections at any cost. When Mitch lets Sara down, she immediately shows her true colors and plots to make Mitch's life a nightmare. Meanwhile, April and Manny join a charity kite-flying charity contest arranged by Newman for his nephew Todd, a bitter, diabetic young boy who resents not being able to play with other kids due to his illness.


  • Mitch's mother was afflicted with Alzheimer's disease in an earlier episode of the series. However, in this episode, she appears to no longer suffer from the disease, despite the fact that a cure for Alzheimer's has never been discovered though she was taking medicine to slow the process.
  • Guest star Pamela Bach is the real-life wife of series star David Hasselhoff (Mitch). Bach played the recurring role of Kaye Morgan in previous seasons but plays a different role in this episode.
  • Former Baywatch regular Parker Stevenson (Craig) directed this episode.
  • The episode title refers to the 1996 film of the same name, which starred Sharon Stone.
  • Third and final episode to feature Kelly Monaco.
Season 8 (1997-1998)
Baywatch Season 8

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonHobie BuchannonCody MadisonNeely CapshawNewmie NewmanDonna MarcoJordan TateManny GutierrezJ.D. DariusLani McKenzieApril GiminskiSky BergmanTaylor Walsh

Recurring Characters:
Craig PomeroyCaroline HoldenGarner EllerbeeJim BarnettCrushSheryl Whalen

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